The United States Geological Survey reports that there is a 46% chance of a 7.5 or larger earthquake in California in the next 30 years. Luckily, you will have a 100% chance of being ready after following the instructions in this section.
When the earth begins to shake, you will need to look out for collapsing walls, flying objects, and getting trapped. Earthquakes also tend to cause fires, landslides, floods, and tsunamis, so you should check those pages as well.
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office provides information on earthquake preparedness in a printer-friendly format:
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